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Diversity In Childrens Books: Not as Common as You’d Think

  Have you seen this charming illustration by our friend Tina Kugler about some alarming statistics?   I’m shocked, truly shocked by the statistics about diversity in children’s books.      Fortunately I can say that we here at Jump into a Book love diversity and consider ourselves “global citizens”.  Let’s celebrate diversity shall we… Read More Diversity In Childrens Books: Not as Common as You’d Think

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Books for Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month – a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. A rather broad term, Asian/Pacific encompasses all of the Asian continent and the Pacific islands of Melanesia (New Guinea, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji and the Solomon Islands), Micronesia (Marianas, Guam, Wake Island, Palau, Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Nauru… Read More Books for Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

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Newbery, Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, and more: Award Winning Children’s Authors of 2013

    January 28th was the much anticipated announcement of the Newbery winner for 2013. The John Newbery Medal was announced along with many other children’s and Young Adult awards. This is an exciting time for writers, authors, and readers alike! Personally, This day is always like Christmas for me. 🙂 photo by American Library… Read More Newbery, Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, and more: Award Winning Children’s Authors of 2013